Adjunct Associate Professor; Associate Professor of Linguistics
GUG 415F, Box 352425
Ph.D. Linguistics, Cornell University, 2004
M.A. Linguistics, Sophia University, 1992
B.A. Japanese & Linguistics, Sophia University, 1990
Current Research Projects:
- Current projects include articles on aspect in Middle Chinese and wh-questions in Old Japanese. And I am working on a book on the origin of ergativity in Austronesian languages
- Aldridge, Edith. "Object Relative Clauses in Archaic Chinese." Canadian Journal of Linguistics 58.2:239-265 (2013).
- Aldridge, Edith. "Survey of Chinese Historical Syntax: Middle Chinese." Language and Linguistics Compass 7.1:39-57. (2013)
- "Survey of Chinese Historical Syntax: Pre-Archaic and Archaic Chinese." Language and Linguistics Compass 7.1:58-77. (2013)
- "Wh-clefts and Verb-initial Word Order in Austronesian Languages." In Katharina Hartmann and Tonjes Veenstra (eds.), Cleft Structures, 71-96. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (2013).
- "Analysis and Value of Hentai Kambun as Japanese." In Bjarke Frellesvig and Peter Sells (eds), Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 20, 49-64. CSLI. 2013.
- Edith Aldridge. "Focus and Archaic Chinese Word Order." The Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference of Chinese Linguistics (NACCLS-22) and the 18th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-18), vol. 2. 2012. 84-101.
- Edith Aldridge. "PPs and Applicatives in Late Archaic Chinese." Studies in Chinese Linguistics 33.3 (2012): 139-164.
- Edith Aldridge. " Event Existentials in Tagalog." Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Society. University of Western Ontario, 2012. 16-30.
- Edith Aldridge. "Antipassive and Ergativity in Tagalog." Lingua 122 (2012): 192-20.
- Edith Aldridge. "Hentai Kambun and Old Japanese." Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 7), ed. by Andrew Simpson. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, 2011. 1-16.
- Edith Aldridge. "Antipassive in Austronesian Alignment Change." Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes. Ed. by Dianne Jonas, John Whitman, Andrew Garrett. Oxford University Press, 2011. 332-346.
- Edith Aldridge. "Neg-to-Q: Historical Development of one Clause-Final Particle in Chinese." The Linguistic Review 28.4 (2011): 411-447.
- Edith Aldridge. "Clitic Climbing in Archaic Chinese: Evidence for the Movement Analysis of Control." Movement Theory of Control. Ed. by Maria Polinsky and Norbert Hornstein. John Benjamins: 2010. 149-181.
- Edith Aldridge. "Directionality in Word Order Change in Austronesian Languages." Continuity and Change in Grammar. Ed. by A. Breitbarth, C. Lucas, S. Watts, D. Willis. John Benjamins: 2010. 169-180.
- Edith Aldridge. "Clause-internal Wh-movement in Archaic Chinese." Journal of East Asian Linguistics 19.1 (2010): 1-36.
- Edith Aldridge. "Local and Long Distance Reflexives in Archaic Chinese." Simon Fraser University Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 2: Proceedings of the 2nd Meeting of the International Conference on East Asian Linguistics. Ed. by D. Potter and D.R. Storoshenko. 2009. 12 pp.
- Edith Aldridge. "Old Chinese Determiner Zhe." Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory. Ed. by Paola Crisma, Giuseppe Longobardi. Oxford University Press, 2009. 233-248.
- Edith Aldridge. "Short Wh-movement in Old Japanese." Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 17. Ed. by S. Iwasaki, H. Hoji, P. Clancy, S. Sohn. Stanford: Center for the Study of Language and Information, 2009. 549-563.
- Edith Aldridge. "Generative Approaches to Ergativity." Language and Linguistics Compass: Syntax and Morphology 2.5 (2008): 966-995.
- "Remnant Movement in Tagalog Relative Clause Formation." Linguistic > Inquiry, Squibs and Discussion, 34.4:631-640. 2003.